Jun 25, 2019  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
    
2018-2019 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

Exercise Science (B.S.)


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Program Summary

The Exercise Science degree is designed to provide students with knowledge and training that qualifies them for additional education through graduate studies and prepares them for careers related to the fitness, wellness, and sport industries. Pre-allied health science, pre-physical therapy and physician assistant students may find this a viable undergraduate major. Other careers pertaining to this degree include: personal trainers, health fitness specialists, program directors, and fitness coordinators. Those wishing to teach and coach in the public schools should enroll in the Physical Education - Teaching/Coaching (B.S.)  program to ensure proper progress toward obtaining teaching licensure.

Program Information

  • All courses must be passed with a “C-” (1.7) or better to be counted in the major.

General Education Requirement (31-36 Credits)


See General Education  for course options.

  • Core Course Requirements 12-13 Credits
  • Knowledge Area Requirements 19-23 Credits

Experiential Education University Requirement - EDGE Program (3 Credits)


See Experiential Education  for more information.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree Requirement (12 Credits*)


  • Bachelor of Science Degree - Math or Science minimum requirement 12 Credits

* Note: Most or all of the B.S. requirements may be met by fulfilling the General Education  Core and Knowledge Areas. Because of this, these credits are typically not counted in the degree total at the bottom of page. Transfer students not majoring in a math or science field may need additional math/science courses to reach the minimum 12 credits. Consult your Student Success Advisor for details. 

Exercise Science Curriculum Summary (43-53 Credits)


Required Support Courses (7-15 Credits)


Select One of the Following Groups (4 or 12 Credits)


Free Electives (28-43 Credits)


Total elective credit is determined by General Education courses taken, degree type selected, additional credits earned, and any additional math or other prerequisite courses needed. For a bachelor’s degree, students must earn a minimum of 40 upper-division credits (courses numbered 3000-4999). Students may need to select additional upper-division courses not included in their major requirements in order to reach this minimum. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for details.

Total Credits, B.S. Degree: 120


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